# checkboxes

A checkboxes field presents a list of options where a user can select multiple items, or possible none at all depending on the configuration. The values of the checkbox entries are set using the choices property and its sub-properties.

# Settings

Property Type Default Description Sub-properties
name string Sets the name of the field in the database
label string Sets the label of the field that the user sees
required boolean false If true, the field is mandatory
contextual boolean false If true, it will prevent the field from appearing in a dialog box
type string Specifies the field type
readOnly boolean false If true, prevents the user from editing the field
help string Help text for the field that will appear with the field's label
htmlHelp string Help text with support for HTML markup
choices array An array of choices that the user can select from. Each must be an object with value and label properties. showFields
widgetContols boolean false If true, checkbox fields can be edited in line on the page if the field is in a widget